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USSEC Hosts IOPD Annual Meeting and ISGA Meeting

USSEC is hosting the International Oilseed Producers Dialogue (IOPD) annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois from June 28-July 1. An ISGA meeting is being held prior to and in conjunction with IOPD XVIII. Eleven (11) countries and the European Union are present at the IOPD annual event which is being held in the United States for the first time in 6 years.
USSEC chair Laura Foell, American Soybean Association (ASA) president Wade Cowan, United Soybean Board (USB) chair Bob Haselwood, USSEC senior technical consultants David Green and Benno Van Der Laan, USSEC CEO Jim Sutter and USSEC marketing director Rosalind Leeck will speak at the ISGA meeting. Their comments will focus on China and the EU.
At the IOPD meeting, USB director Nancy Kavazanjian is slated to speak, along with Mr. Cowan, Mr. Green and Mr. Sutter. Charlie Arnot from the Center for Food Integrity, Richard Jackson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and David Hightower of The Hightower Report are also featured.
More detailed information to follow.

ASA president Wade Cowan welcomes the IOPD participants
ASA president Wade Cowan (far left) welcomes IOPD participants